Special Events

 

"Wolf Peaches, Poisoned Peas, and Madame Pompadour's Underwear: The Surprising Histories of Common Garden Vegetables".


Spring will come, and with it planting season! Many of us look at vegetables as side dishes and simple food items, but vegetables have a hidden history that reveals a major role in human events. Join us on April 27th 2 p.m. as local scientist and author Rebecca Rupp shares some of the lesser known origins, historical legends and stories behind common garden vegetables